Jim McKay Quotes


32 Jim McKay quotes:



"I guess I didn't worry too much about the six runs I gave up. I tried to redeem myself with those two home runs."
Author: McKay Quotes Category: Worry Quotes
"So, when you see a kid with ratty jeans on, wearing sneakers that aren't clean, you know they're in a certain place economically. I was interested in that experience."
"This thing that Colin Powell's son is expected to do is kind of scary when you think that television and radio and newspapers are what make people think what they think."
"But what I did think would be interesting is if we created a fictitious story of our own, and then took these stories that we had collected and assigned them to characters who would be played by actors."
"How you define yourself is a major issue for young people and adults alike."
"On one hand, as a filmmaker, I don't want to make a movie with guns everywhere."
"Right now the thing that I have learned the most is to be grateful that I have finally gotten to a point where I am being paid to make films, after eight years."
"I like the way Wiseman builds a story in an unconventional way."
"I still haven't figured out how to have fun on a shoot."
"Kids - in a really good way - can talk about their differences without the baggage that adults have."
"On one level, I enjoyed the irony of the situation: a girl who's from a Cuban or Puerto Rican household who's been discouraged from speaking Spanish."
"There are a lot of people who like to think they don't have prejudices and that they're open people, and yet, we all have that in ourselves, oftentimes against people of our own race or our own gender or whatever."
"Working on the film really made me confront my opinions about change and gentrification."
"Halftime Highlights. It was a milestone in TV sports coverage."
Author: McKay Quotes Category: Sports Quotes
"I had to learn to read a light meter and to properly expose film. I had never written a script before. I needed help. I hired a DP."
"I think Bob Costas is terrific. He's so knowledgeable. He can talk about any subject, not just sports."
"If you're a kid who's not necessarily attractive, and you don't have money, and you're not hip and cool, chances are you're not going to feel good about yourself and want to be an actor."
"Of course the Munich tragedy was the biggest event in my career and the most terrible."
"I am playing with the assumptions that we have in our everyday life when we are tripped up or fooled and we learn something, that makes things exciting - I am having fun with that stuff, but you have to manage it so it doesn't get too cute, that's what I trying to work toward."
"I remember what I got paid when I joined the Baltimore Evening Sun. I got $35.00 a week. I think on television it was $100.00 a week."



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